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Smoking leads to early death and disability worldwide

One in four men who smoke cigarettes started in their teens. Worldwide 933 million people are smokers and 80% of these chain-smokers live in low-income and middle-income countries. 366 more words

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Africa-Malaria Vaccine story

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. 565 more words